Credit Scores

Understand credit scores, credit worthiness, and how credit scores are used in day-to-day life.

[Video] 5 Important Credit Score Tips

Understanding your credit score is a key component of your finances. In this video we share the top 5 things you should know about credit scores.

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Seven Benefits of a Good Credit Score

Having a good credit score can save you a lot of money in lower interest rates and also improve the likelihood of qualifying for financing. 

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7 Things That Won't Hurt Your Credit Scores

You may already know that certain behaviors – such as paying your bills on time, every time – can reflect positively on your credit scores. But it’s also important to know that not every action impacts your credit scores.

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[Video] Top 5 Things That Don’t Hurt Your Credit Score

You may already know that certain behaviors – such as paying your bills on time, every time – can reflect positively on your credit scores. But it’s also important to know that not every action will directly impact your credit scores at all, either positively or negatively. In this video we will cover five things that don’t hurt your credit scores.

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[Video] Top 4 Things That Hurt Your Credit Score

From late payments to closing credit accounts, in this video we will go over 4 things that can hurt your credit score.

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[Video] What Is a Credit Score?

What is a credit score? Equifax can tell you all about the credit score range, how credit scores are calculated and much more.

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How to Improve Your Credit Scores to Help You Buy a Home

If you’re dreaming of homeownership, here are some things to know about improving your credit scores as you prepare to buy a home.

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[Video] How Are Credit Scores Calculated?

Learn about the factors that affect credit scores, keeping in mind there are many different credit scoring models.

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[Video] How Does Eviction Affect Credit Scores?

If you are facing an eviction, you should know how it might affect your credit history, and your future ability to get a lease or other credit.

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[Video] How Will a Lowered Credit Limit Affect My Credit Scores?

Learn what a reduced credit limit can mean for your credit utilization rate.

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What’s a Good Credit Score for First-Time Homebuyers?

What credit score do you need to secure a mortgage as a first-time homebuyer? Here’s what to know about minimum credit score requirements.
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What is an Excellent Credit Score?

Credit scores in the excellent range are generally considered to be low-risk borrowers and may have an easier time securing loans. Here’s what to know about excellent credit scores.
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